Updated to 16 May 2022 (Act No. 8 of 2022 and S.I. No. 235 of 2022)

Trade Union Act 1941
No. 22 of 1941

Contents

Commencement

SectionCommencement DateCommencement Information
Ss. 1-5 23 September 1941 Commenced on enactment
S. 6 1 May 1942 Trade Union Act, 1941 (Commencement of Section 6) Order 1941 (S.I. No. 590 of 1941), art. 2
Ss. 7-10 23 September 1941 Commenced on enactment
S. 11 1 May 1942 Commenced as per s. 11(2)
Ss. 12-17 23 September 1941 Commenced on enactment
Ss. 18-40 5 April 1943 Trade Union Act, 1941 (Commencement of Part III) Order 1943 (S.I. No. 84 of 1943), art. 2
Sch.  23 September 1941 Commenced on enactment

Amendments and other effects

How AffectedAffecting Provision
Applied 5/2000, ss. 1(2), 32(3)(b)
Transfer of certain functions under S.I. No. 418 of 2011, arts. 1(2), 3, schedule 1
  S. I. No. 164 of 1966
Pt. 2 (ss. 5-17) amended 33/1971, ss. 2, 3
  4/1975, s.17
S. 6 application restricted S.I. No. 101 of 1990, art. 2, schedule
S. 6 application extended 23/1942, s. 2
S. 6 restricted S. I. No. 101 of 1990, art. 2
S. 6(1) application restricted 23/1942, s. 3
S. 6(2) increase in fines 19/1990, s. 4, schedule 1, ref. no. 3
S. 6(3)(b) repealed 23/1942, s. 6
S. 6(4) repealed 23/1942, s. 6
S. 6(5) repealed 23/1942, s. 6
S. 6(8) repealed 23/1942, s. 6
S. 8 repealed 17/1947, s. 3
S.10 amended 33/1971, s. 3(3)
S. 11 repealed 19/1990, s.7, schedule 2
S. 12(1)(c) modified 23/1942, s. 4(1)
S. 12(2) increase in fines 19/1990, s.4, schedule 1, ref. no. 4
S. 13(1)(d) modified 23/1942, s. 4(2)
S. 13(2) increase in fines 19/1990, s. 4, schedule 1, ref. no. 5
S. 14 applied as amended 33/1971, s. 2(3)
S. 15 repealed 19/1990, s. 7, schedule 2
S. 16 applied as amended 33/1971, s. 2(3)
  S.I. No. 51 of 2005, o. 1
Pt. 3.*
S. 35 repealed 23/1942, s. 6
Sch. power to vary 17/1947, s. 2

SIs made under the Act

SectionSIs made under the Act
Whole Act  Trade Union Act, 1941 (Trade Union Tribunal and Appeal Board) Regulations 1943 (S.I. No. 129 of 1943)
S. 3 Trade Union Act, 1971 (Notice of Intention To Apply For Negotiation Licence) Regulations 1972 (S.I. No. 158 of 1972)
  Trade Union (Inspection of Register of Members) Regulations 1942 (S.I. No. 156 of 1942)
  Trade Union Act, 1941 (Application For Negotiation Licence) Regulations 1942 (S.I. No. 106 of 1942)
S. 6(6) Trade Union Act, 1941 (Exclusion From Section 6) (No. 1) Order 1990 (S.I. No. 101 of 1990)
  Trade Union Act, 1941 (Exclusion From Section 6) (No. 1) Order 1971 (S.I. No. 296 of 1971)
  Trade Union Act, 1941 (Exclusion From Section 6) (No. 7) Order 1969 (S.I. No. 232 of 1969)
  Trade Union Act, 1941 (Exclusion From Section 6) (No. 6) Order 1969 (S.I. No. 231 of 1969)
  Trade Union Act, 1941 (Exclusion From Section 6) (No. 5) Order 1969 (S.I. No. 230 of 1969)
  Trade Union Act, 1941 (Exclusion From Section 6) (No. 4) Order 1969 (S.I. No. 229 of 1969)
  Trade Union Act, 1941 (Exclusion From Section 6) (No. 3) Order 1969 (S.I. No. 228 of 1969)
  Trade Union Act, 1941 (Exclusion From Section 6) (No. 2) Order 1969 (S.I. No. 227 of 1969)
  Trade Union Act, 1941 (Exclusion From Section 6) (No. 1) Order 1969 (S.I. No. 80 of 1969)
  Trade Union Act, 1941 (Exclusion From Section 6) (No. 3), Order 1965 (S.I. No. 56 of 1965)
  Trade Union Act, 1941 (Exclusion From Section 6) (No. 2) Order 1965 (S.I. No. 55 of 1965)
  Trade Union Act, 1941 (Exclusion From Section 6) (No. 1) Order 1965 (S.I. No. 54 of 1965)
  Trade Union Act, 1941 (Exclusion From Section 6) (No. 2) Order 1963 (S.I. No. 63 of 1963)
  Trade Union Act, 1941 (Exclusion From Section 6) Order 1963 (S.I. No. 58 of 1963)
  Trade Union Act, 1941 (Exclusion From Section 6) (No. 2) Order 1960 (S.I. No. 233 of 1960)
  Trade Union Act, 1941 (Exclusion From Section 6) Order 1960 (S.I. No. 17 of 1960)
  Trade Union Act, 1941 (Exclusion From Section 6) Order 1957 (S.I. No. 221 of 1957)
S. 17 Trade Union Act, 1941 (Revocation of Negotiation Licence) (No. 1) Order 2019 (S.I. No. 444 of 2019)
  Trade Union Act, 1941 (Revocation of Negotiation Licence) (No. 3) Order 2018 (S.I. No. 212 of 2018)
  Trade Union Act, 1941 (Revocation of Negotiation Licence) (No. 2) Order 2018 (S.I. No. 211 of 2018)
  Trade Union Act, 1941 (Revocation of Negotiation Licence) (No. 1) Order 2018 (S.I. No. 210 of 2018)
  Trade Union Act, 1941 (Revocation of Negotiation Licence) (No. 6) Order 2013 (S.I. No. 299 of 2013)
  Trade Union Act, 1941 (Revocation of Negotiation Licence) (No. 5) Order 2013 (S.I. No. 298 of 2013)
  Trade Union Act, 1941 (Revocation of Negotiation Licence) (No. 4) Order 2013 (S.I. No. 297 of 2013)
  Trade Union Act, 1941 (Revocation of Negotiation Licence) (No. 3) Order 2013 (S.I. No. 296 of 2013)
  Trade Union Act, 1941 (Revocation of Negotiation Licence) (No. 2) Order 2013 (S.I. No. 295 of 2013)
  Trade Union Act, 1941 (Revocation of Negotiation Licence) (No. 1) Order 2013 (S.I. No. 294 of 2013)
  Trade Union Act, 1941 (Revocation of Negotiation Licence) (No. 1) Order 1991 (S.I. No. 56 of 1991)
  Trade Union Act, 1941 (Revocation of Negotiation Licence) (No. 10) Order 1990 (S.I. No. 164 of 1990)
  Trade Union Act, 1941 (Revocation of Negotiation Licence) (No. 9) Order 1990 (S.I. No. 163 of 1990)
  Trade Union Act, 1941 (Revocation of Negotiation Licence) (No. 8) Order 1990 (S.I. No. 162 of 1990)
  Trade Union Act, 1941 (Revocation of Negotiation Licence) (No. 7) Order 1990 (S.I. No. 161 of 1990)
  Trade Union Act, 1941 (Revocation of Negotiation Licence) (No. 6) Order 1990 (S.I. No. 160 of 1990)
  Trade Union Act, 1941 (Revocation of Negotiation Licence) (No. 5) Order 1990 (S.I. No. 159 of 1990)
  Trade Union Act, 1941 (Revocation of Negotiation Licence) (No. 4) Order 1990 (S.I. No. 106 of 1990)
  Trade Union Act, 1941 (Revocation of Negotiation Licence) (No. 3) Order 1990 (S.I. No. 105 of 1990)
  Trade Union Act, 1941 (Revocation of Negotiation Licence) (No. 2) Order 1990 (S.I. No. 74 of 1990)
  Trade Union Act, 1941 (Revocation of Negotiation Licence) (No. 1) Order 1990 (S.I. No. 73 of 1990)
  Trade Union Act, 1941 (Revocation of Negotiation Licence) (No. 4) Order 1989 (S.I. No. 312 of 1989)
  Trade Union Act, 1941 (Revocation of Negotiation Licence) (No. 3) Order 1989 (S.I. No. 311 of 1989)
  Trade Union Act, 1941 (Revocation of Negotiation Licence) (No. 2) Order 1989 (S.I. No. 33 of 1989)
  Trade Union Act, 1941 (Revocation of Negotiation Licence) (No. 1) Order 1989 (S.I. No. 32 of 1989)
  Trade Union Act, 1941 (Revocation of Negotiation Licence) (No. 2) Order 1988 (S.I. No. 246 of 1988)
  Trade Union Act, 1941 (Revocation of Negotiation Licence) (No. 1) Order 1988 (S.I. No. 245 of 1988)
  Trade Union Act, 1941 (Revocation of Negotiation Licence) (No. 58) Order 1986 (S.I. No. 171 of 1986)
  Trade Union Act, 1941 (Revocation of Negotiation Licence) (No. 57) Order 1986 (S.I. No. 170 of 1986)
  Trade Union Act, 1941 (Revocation of Negotiation Licence) (No. 56) Order 1986 (S.I. No. 169 of 1986)
  Trade Union Act, 1941 (Revocation of Negotiation Licence) (No. 55) Order 1986 (S.I. No. 168 of 1986)
  Trade Union Act, 1941 (Revocation of Negotiation Licence) (No. 54) Order 1986 (S.I. No. 167 of 1986)
  Trade Union Act, 1941 (Revocation of Negotiation Licence) (No. 53) Order 1986 (S.I. No. 166 of 1986)
  Trade Union Act, 1941 (Revocation of Negotiation Licence) (No. 52) Order 1986 (S.I. No. 165 of 1986)
  Trade Union Act, 1941 (Revocation of Negotiation Licence) (No. 51) Order 1986 (S.I. No. 164 of 1986)
  Trade Union Act, 1941 (Revocation of Negotiation Licence) (No. 50) Order 1986 (S.I. No. 163 of 1986)
  Trade Union Act, 1941 (Revocation of Negotiation Licence) (No. 49) Order 1986 (S.I. No. 162 of 1986)
  Trade Union Act, 1941 (Revocation of Negotiation Licence) (No. 48) Order 1986 (S.I. No. 161 of 1986)
  Trade Union Act, 1941 (Revocation of Negotiation Licence) (No. 47) Order 1986 (S.I. No. 160 of 1986)
  Trade Union Act, 1941 (Revocation of Negotiation Licence) (No. 46) Order 1986 (S.I. No. 159 of 1986)
  Trade Union Act, 1941 (Revocation of Negotiation Licence) (No. 45) Order 1986 (S.I. No. 158 of 1986)
  Trade Union Act, 1941 (Revocation of Negotiation Licence) (No. 44) Order 1986 (S.I. No. 157 of 1986)
  Trade Union Act, 1941 (Revocation of Negotiation Licence) (No. 43) Order 1986 (S.I. No. 156 of 1986)
  Trade Union Act, 1941 (Revocation of Negotiation Licence) (No. 42) Order 1986 (S.I. No. 155 of 1986)
  Trade Union Act, 1941 (Revocation of Negotiation Licence) (No. 41) Order 1986 (S.I. No. 154 of 1986)
  Trade Union Act, 1941 (Revocation of Negotiation Licence) (No. 40) Order 1986 (S.I. No. 153 of 1986)
  Trade Union Act, 1941 (Revocation of Negotiation Licence) (No. 39) Order 1986 (S.I. No. 152 of 1986)
  Trade Union Act, 1941 (Revocation of Negotiation Licence) (No. 38) Order 1986 (S.I. No. 151 of 1986)
  Trade Union Act, 1941 (Revocation of Negotiation Licence) (No. 37) Order 1986 (S.I. No. 150 of 1986)
  Trade Union Act, 1941 (Revocation of Negotiation Licence) (No. 36) Order 1986 (S.I. No. 149 of 1986)
  Trade Union Act, 1941 (Revocation of Negotiation Licence) (No. 35) Order 1986 (S.I. No. 148 of 1986)
  Trade Union Act, 1941 (Revocation of Negotiation Licence) (No. 34) Order 1986 (S.I. No. 147 of 1986)
  Trade Union Act, 1941 (Revocation of Negotiation Licence) (No. 33) Order 1986 (S.I. No. 146 of 1986)
  Trade Union Act, 1941 (Revocation of Negotiation Licence) (No. 32) Order 1986 (S.I. No. 145 of 1986)
  Trade Union Act, 1941 (Revocation of Negotiation Licence) (No. 31) Order 1986 (S.I. No. 144 of 1986)
  Trade Union Act, 1941 (Revocation of Negotiation Licence) (No. 30) Order 1986 (S.I. No. 143 of 1986)
  Trade Union Act, 1941 (Revocation of Negotiation Licence) (No. 29) Order 1986 (S.I. No. 142 of 1986)
  Trade Union Act, 1941 (Revocation of Negotiation Licence) (No. 28) Order 1986 (S.I. No. 141 of 1986)
  Trade Union Act, 1941 (Revocation of Negotiation Licence) (No. 27) Order 1986 (S.I. No. 140 of 1986)
  Trade Union Act, 1941 (Revocation of Negotiation Licence) (No. 26) Order 1986 (S.I. No. 139 of 1986)
  Trade Union Act, 1941 (Revocation of Negotiation Licence) (No. 25) Order 1986 (S.I. No. 138 of 1986)
  Trade Union Act, 1941 (Revocation of Negotiation Licence) (No. 24) Order 1986 (S.I. No. 137 of 1986)
  Trade Union Act, 1941 (Revocation of Negotiation Licence) (No. 23) Order 1986 (S.I. No. 136 of 1986)
  Trade Union Act, 1941 (Revocation of Negotiation Licence) (No. 22) Order 1986 (S.I. No. 135 of 1986)
  Trade Union Act, 1941 (Revocation of Negotiation Licence) (No. 21) Order 1986 (S.I. No. 134 of 1986)
  Trade Union Act, 1941 (Revocation of Negotiation Licence) (No. 20) Order 1986 (S.I. No. 133 of 1986)
  Trade Union Act, 1941 (Revocation of Negotiation Licence) (No. 19) Order 1986 (S.I. No. 132 of 1986)
  Trade Union Act, 1941 (Revocation of Negotiation Licence) (No. 18) Order 1986 (S.I. No. 131 of 1986)
  Trade Union Act, 1941 (Revocation of Negotiation Licence) (No. 17) Order 1986 (S.I. No. 130 of 1986)
  Trade Union Act, 1941 (Revocation of Negotiation Licence) (No. 16) Order 1986 (S.I. No. 129 of 1986)
  Trade Union Act, 1941 (Revocation of Negotiation Licence) (No. 15) Order 1986 (S.I. No. 128 of 1986)
  Trade Union Act, 1941 (Revocation of Negotiation Licence) (No. 14) Order 1986 (S.I. No. 127 of 1986)
  Trade Union Act, 1941 (Revocation of Negotiation Licence) (No. 13) Order 1986 (S.I. No. 126 of 1986)
  Trade Union Act, 1941 (Revocation of Negotiation Licence) (No. 12) Order 1986 (S.I. No. 125 of 1986)
  Trade Union Act, 1941 (Revocation of Negotiation Licence) (No. 11) Order 1986 (S.I. No. 124 of 1986)
  Trade Union Act, 1941 (Revocation of Negotiation Licence) (No. 10) Order 1986 (S.I. No. 123 of 1986)
  Trade Union Act, 1941 (Revocation of Negotiation Licence) (No. 9) Order 1986 (S.I. No. 122 of 1986)
  Trade Union Act, 1941 (Revocation of Negotiation Licence) (No. 8) Order 1986 (S.I. No. 121 of 1986)
  Trade Union Act, 1941 (Revocation of Negotiation Licence) (No. 7) Order 1986 (S.I. No. 120 of 1986)
  Trade Union Act, 1941 (Revocation of Negotiation Licence) (No. 6) Order 1986 (S.I. No. 119 of 1986)
  Trade Union Act, 1941 (Revocation of Negotiation Licence) (No. 5) Order 1986 (S.I. No. 118 of 1986)
  Trade Union Act, 1941 (Revocation of Negotiation Licence) (No. 4) Order 1986 (S.I. No. 117 of 1986)
  Trade Union Act, 1941 (Revocation of Negotiation Licence) (No. 3) Order 1986 (S.I. No. 116 of 1986)
  Trade Union Act, 1941 (Revocation of Negotiation Licence) (No. 2) Order 1986 (S.I. No. 115 of 1986)
  Trade Union Act, 1941 (Revocation of Negotiation Licence) (No. 1) Order 1986 (S.I. No. 114 of 1986)
  Trade Union Act, 1941 (Revocation of Negotiation Licence) (No. 3) Order 1985 (S.I. No. 401 of 1985)
  Trade Union Act, 1941 (Revocation of Negotiation Licence) (No. 2) Order 1985 (S.I. No. 400 of 1985)
  Trade Union Act, 1941 (Revocation of Negotiation Licence) (No. 1) Order 1985 (S.I. No. 399 of 1985)
  Trade Union Act, 1941 (Revocation of Negotiation Licence) (No. 2) Order 1982 (S.I. No. 249 of 1982)
  Trade Union Act, 1941 (Revocation of Negotiation Licence) (No. 1) Order 1982 (S.I. No. 14 of 1982)
  Trade Union Act, 1941 (Revocation of Negotiation Licence) (No. 7) Order 1981 (S.I. No. 397 of 1981)
  Trade Union Act, 1941 (Revocation of Negotiation Licence) (No. 6) Order 1981 (S.I. No. 396 of 1981)
  Trade Union Act, 1941 (Revocation of Negotiation Licence) (No. 5) Order 1981 (S.I. No. 313 of 1981)
  Trade Union Act, 1941 (Revocation of Negotiation Licence) (No. 4) Order 1981 (S.I. No. 247 of 1981)
  Trade Union Act, 1941 (Revocation of Negotiation Licence) (No. 3) Order 1981 (S.I. No. 194 of 1981)
  Trade Union Act, 1941 (Revocation of Negotiation License) (No. 1) Order 1981 (S.I. No. 192 of 1981)
  Trade Union Act, 1941 (Revocation of Negotiation Licence) (No. 2) Order 1981 (S.I. No. 187 of 1981)
  Trade Union Act, 1941 (Revocation of Negotiation Licence) (No. 1) Order 1980 (S.I. No. 295 of 1980)
  Trade Union Act, 1941 (Revocation of Negotiation Licence) (No. 1) Order 1978 (S.I. No. 258 of 1978)
  Trade Union Act, 1941 (Revocation of Negotiation Licence) (No. 4) Order 1973 (S.I. No. 89 of 1973)
  Trade Union Act, 1941 (Revocation of Negotiation Licence) (No. 3) Order 1973 (S.I. No. 56 of 1973)
  Trade Union Act, 1941 (Revocation of Negotiation Licence) (No. 2) Order 1973 (S.I. No. 55 of 1973)
  Trade Union Act, 1941 (Revocation of Negotiation Licence) (No. 1) Order 1973 (S.I. No. 54 of 1973)

*Pt. 3. : Repugnant to the Constitution in its main principles and invalid. National Union Of Railwaymen and Others v. Sullivan and Others [1947] I.R. 77.